Questions tagged [bridge]

Bridge is the term used in computing to describe a device that connects two or more networks that use different protocols or equal to two segments of the same network using the same protocol, for example, ethernet or token ring.

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Is it possible to use a Netgear EX6200 W-Fi extender for Ethernet connections?

I have a main router and then in the other section of the house a router used as an extender (Let’s name this network “[Wifinetwork]”). I want to receive the Wi-Fi signal from the extender with my ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 WiFi access point without subnet/DHCP server

I have Mac Mini with Ubuntu 20.04 server installed (so no GUI). And want to use it as a WiFi access point, without NAT/DHCP server (so, given that main Mikrotik router is 192.168.88.1, both Mac Mini ...
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Connect two wireless routers with LAN cable over a distance of 100 meters

I have a fiber optic coaxial connection in my home connected to a wireless router provided by my ISP. My office is not far away from my house but I don't receive a wireless signal from the router so ...
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Weird download speed behaviour from a computer connected via WDS bridging

I have a Linux computer connected via Ethernet to a TP-Link Archer C7 router configured as a WDS bridge, following this tutorial. The route connects to my home Wi-Fi Network and passes the uplink ...
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QEMU: SYN/ACK ignored on host in host-only networking with tap interface

I'm trying to set up host-only networking between my Linux host (running Fedora 33) and a QEMU instance (a fork for Xilinx devices), more specifically between a bridge interface (host) and a tap ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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Wifi range extender with Raspberry Pi and Rasbmc

What I want to achieve is to extend the range of my Wifi to another room. I've got a router, a Raspberry pi connected to this router through a UTP cable and i've got a Wifi USB stick in the RPi. ...
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Raspberry Pi as WiFi Bridge on Same Subnet

I currently have my Raspberry Pi 4B setup as a bridge to provide wifi access to a separate ethernet device that can't do wifi. I used Option 1 from the guide here: https://willhaley.com/blog/raspberry-...
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Using my TL-WR1043ND router as a Wireless Bridge AP - Get no IP on it

I want to use this setup: -- Cable connection ~~ Wireless connection Internet--WNDR3700~~TL-WR1043ND--PC ...
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Connecting 2 VLANs using iproute2 on kathara

I'm currently using kathara to simulate network environments using bare metal Linux (with iproute2). I have 3 different VLANs each that work through 2 access switches and those through 2 distribution ...
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Gateway bridged mode

n00b question: I have a gateway from my ISP that lacks features and in order to access any advanced features whatsoever you must login to their site where settings are stored on their backend which ...
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How to NAT between 2 network interfaces without impacting routing

My Linux-based router has 5 Ethernet ports. It is currently acting as a router between ports 1 & 2 and the dedicated WAN port, without NAT. Port 1 is 192.168.1.1/24, port 2 is 192.168.2.1/24, WAN ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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Create a bridge between a tunnel and ethernet device

I have a Raspberry pi with Debian wheezy. There are three connections exists: eth0: native usb ethernet, connected to the router. eth1: plug-in usb ethernet adapter tun0: tunnel created by ...
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Shared internet to network bridge slows receive on win10

As soon as internet connection is shared to network bridge, receive is slowed down by 70-90MB/s. Send is unaffected. unshared shared On 1809 and on 20h2 its 10-20MB/s faster. Latest and oldest drivers ...
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How can I access a local network namespace from an external node?

I am trying to set up a runc container running mongoDB Enterprise Edition v4.4 on an EC2 Ubuntu x86 20.04 node, kernel v5.10. I am using the following to set up a network namespace for the container: ...
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Configure second wifi router on same LAN as primary?

I bought a second home wifi router to extend my wireless coverage. It has a wired connection to the primary router and is configured with a different SSID. I'd also like the second router to perform ...
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How to setup linux system with only one network interface to act as gateway

I have a not so uncommon setup in my local home network: 1 network with internet connection provided by dsl router device with ethernet + wifi. Now I want to designate one of the client devices (...
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set different IP address for Vms in bridge mode in Virtualbox

I set up 3 Vms in Virtualbox all in bridge mode. guests can ping the host but they have the same IP addresses, so how can I change it? ( how can I ping one VM from another VM) note: I create Vms with ...
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Windows Task Manager Cannot Get Network Usage After Create Network Bridge

My task manager is okay before I create bridge for my home network. After create a bridge between Wifi and Ethernet like this My network usage totally cannot show on task manager, But internet and ...
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How to bridge network connection between host and guest OS in VMWare Player

My host OS is windows 8 and my guest OS is lubuntu. Basically, I am trying to run a Django server form my guest OS on 0.0.0.0:8000 so that I can access it from my host OS. I posted how I can access ...
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What is the difference between port and interface?

Below command: ~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic ~$ ~$ ~$ ~$ ~$ sudo ovs-vsctl add-br ...
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How to login to my second router?

I have two routers, one ADSL router(A) which is connected to the phone line another wireless router(B) connected to this ADSL router. I connect my PC, laptop, mobiles to router B . like this: I can ...
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OpenVPN (TAP) + Iptables IP address confusion

I've installed an OpenVPN server in a VirtualBox virtual machine. The virtual machine has a bridged network adapter (which presents as enp0s3 in the V.M. and is externally bridged onto my LAN). During ...
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Why Don't I See Devices Connected To A Bridged Router On My Main Router DHCP Table?

I'm no expert on networking, so I apologize if this question proves my ignorance. In my home network, the main wireless router is connected directly to the broadband modem, and configured in a fairly ...
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Provide a /24 subnet for a bridged VirtualBox guest

On a host running VirtualBox, I have a bridged virtual machine requiring more than just one IP address as well as several virtual network devices collected in a VLAN. Unfortunately, VirtualBox cuts ...
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How to automatically enable wifi 4addr (WDS) mode before connecting to specific SSID or network?

I have a laptop on which I have setup a bridge interface between the Ethernet and WiFi devices in order to connect non-WiFi devices to the network before they go into their final, wired, position. I ...
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Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet not working (Windows 10)

I attempt to share a WiFi-Internet connection with an Ethernet port. The Wifi is secured with an enterprise 802.1X authentication (so there is no preshared password like in home Wifi's). Whenever I ...
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ssh randomly can connect, and sometimes “kex_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host”

Connecting to my server has never been a problem. But now I've added a mesh router in bridge mode to my regular router, and when I try to ssh to my server, sometimes it works fine, and other times ...
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Mac OSX forward internet sharing through VPN

I have been trying to forward packets from my internet sharing interface (bridge100) to my tunnel interface (VPN Software creates utun2) using the following: nat pass on utun2 from bridge100:network ...
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Internet connection via cable to wifi router in bridge mode works for some, but not all computers

a curious problem is driving me crazy here. I am using a secondary wifi router set to bridge mode to access internet from the primary wifi router. My desktop PC is connected through cable to the ...
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Is it possible to create a right-click menu shortcut for a contextual menu?

I use Adobe Bridge to make photo contact sheets. Is it possible to add a keyboard shortcut to the contextual right-click menu? For example, adding a shortcut through the system preferences works for ...
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What is the difference between bridge connection and internet connection sharing?

I have an external WiFi card, and I want to use it to share internet with my PS4, since I get bad signal in my room. But in the Network settings there is the option to bridge the connection between ...
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Connecting an OpenWrt router to a “dumb” modem provided to me by my ISP

My ISP game me a device that offers hardly any configuration possibilities. The Wi-Fi is also bad. So I decided to buy another router and flashed it with OpenWrt. Unfortunately, I cannot replace my ...
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prioritize wifi over bridge connection

i have 2 internet connection in my home one is Ethernet and the other one is WiFi and they are different internet connection with different ISPs. i usually connect both connection to my laptop so ...
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VirtualBox configuration NAT and Bridge Adapter

'm using VirtualBox and created a Virtual Machine that runs Ubuntu 20.04. I've created a simple flask server that accepts HTTPS requests and does some processing on the data before connecting to ...
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Cannot create a bridge using bridge utils

I am trying to set up a very simple 3 pc lan setup to do some network emulation using NetEm. PC1 ---------------- Emulator Box (Running Linux 18.04)------------------- PC2 The emulator box is running ...
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Is it possible to have 2 different networks using 2 Routers that are both connected to 1 Modem-Router using Bridge?

I'm trying to set up two separate private networks connected to one Internet Service Provider. My ISP has supplied 1 Modem-Router (X) and then I have 2 other different Routers (Y & Z). I have ...
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Proxy ARP/SNAT MAC address with ebtables to openvswitch bridge

I have a public infrastructure hosted VM with nested virtualization working and have created a single vyos guest assigned to a public IP address I have assigned. The provider has port security enabled ...
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Bridge moding in 2.4 and 5 Ghz Band

I have a TP-Link router connected with my root router in bridge mode. I am using the 2.4 GHz band in the bridge mode. Do I have to set up the 5 GHz band in WDS to use it in bridge mode?
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Unable to expose a VM host on LAN using libvirt on Ubuntu Server 20.04

I'm seeking help to expose a VM host on my LAN. I'm using a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 20.04 on which I installed libvirt and ... virt-manager to ease my pain. The VM is an instance of Home-...
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Give IPV6 internet to a device through another device

I have two devices, a laptop and a raspberry pi. I don't want to use wifi on the raspberry pi, and I my router provides only an ipv6 address. So here are the physical connections I have: Router <---...
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I have a router acting as the wireless connection point for my PC. I have to restart often to get the connection to the main router back

I apologize if this question has been asked before but I couldn't find it anywhere specifically. I have a router set up to wirelessly receive signal from a main router(the one connected to the modem) ...
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connect gigabit eth switch to 802.11ac network

I have a wireless router (802.11ac) for internet access which I use directly to connect to with my WLAN devices. I also have small LAN on a gigabit switch. How do I connect the switch to the wireless ...
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Error adding interface to the bridge during boot

I want to create bridge between two wireless interfaces: wlp3s0 and wlp0s20u1. So i created bridge br0 and add two interfaces to this bridge: brctl addbr br0 brctl addif br0 wlp3s0 wlp0s20u1 It works ...
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NAT several subnets with same IP range to a single interface

I have the following problem: a customer have several LANs, for example LAN1, and LAN2 with the same private IP ranges (192.168.10.x), and I need to monitor all the networks. I have name three ...
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Lost network connectivity on Hetzner with Netplan bridge

I installed the Ubuntu 18.04 and wanted to have a bridge interface instead of using the main interface directly for KVM virtualization: Here is the Netplan default configuration after installation, ...
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How do I access my modem's GUI when it's in bridged mode?

I wanted to try setting up my ActionTec P5001a DSL modem/router in bridged mode with a Linksys E2500 router for improved NAT performance. Switching the modem to bridged mode and the router to PPPoE ...
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Some devices not getting IP from DHCP after adding bridge to server for VMs

I have a server that serves my office and home. For office work I have just added some VMs (one for MySQL and one for WWW and PHP). The server has isc-dhcp-server providing IPs for most devices on the ...
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Combining Two WiFi Networks While Each Having Their Own Internet

I have two wifi routers in my home. And two ISP connections. ISP1 is connected to router 1 and ISP2 is connected to router 2. Both routers are in DHCP mode. I have a plex server running on an old i3 ...

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